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RENALDO’S RAMBLINGS: NFL PICKS WEEK 16

Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars SANNIE: Ok, seriously, now that I know Michael Oher from the Blind Side plays for the Titans, how can I not pick them? TITANS over Jags

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Nygard denies paying men to disrupt rally

LAWYERS acting for Peter Nygard, the millionaire fashion designer, have denied allegations that he asked a group of men to disrupt a Freedom of Information rally ten days ago in downtown Nassau, after which two environmental advocates asked for police protection.

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Florida politician calls for Fred Mitchell to resign

FLORIDA State Representative Daphne Campbell yesterday called for the resignation of Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell amid plans to stage three separate protests against The Bahamas tomorrow.

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Ambassador hails step forward in US-Cuba relationship

CUBAN Ambassador to the Bahamas Ernesto Soberon Guzman yesterday touted the American government’s decision to ease trade and travel restrictions against Cuba as a surprising and historic first step in normalising diplomatic relations.

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Nottage blames crime levels on failed justice system

NATIONAL Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage yesterday skirted around questions regarding the government’s failure to control the scourge of crime in the country as it had heavily campaigned to do during the 2012 general election.

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Cuba move may have massive economic impact, says PM

THE re-establishment of full diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States can have a “massive economic impact” on The Bahamas, according to Prime Minister Perry Christie.

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Christie hails Pinder as a 'robust and dynamic man'

PRIME Minister Perry Christie said yesterday he will announce in the “coming days” who will be selected to replace Ryan Pinder as minister of financial services.

Tax Coalition chief: Hope VAT ‘pessimists’ not right

The Tax Coalition’s co-chair yesterday expressed hope the Bahamas was not so far behind as Value-Added Tax (VAT) “pessimists” believe, ahead of a “full day” meeting today to tackle multiple unresolved issues.

Two killed as car slams into tree

TWO MEN are dead and another is fighting for his life in hospital after the car they were in slammed into a mango tree on East Street shortly after midnight Tuesday.

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A Sure Win does not intend to lay off workers

A SURE Win does not intend to lay off workers from its web shop operation, Human Resources Manager Kimberly Bodie said yesterday.